A 1977 Bandit Pontiac Trans Am owned by Burt Reynolds was sold at the Spring Carlisle auction but will return to be shown as part of the 2015 Carlisle GM National taking place June 26-28 at the Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Fairgrounds. Continue reading
A drag-racing shootout is being staged in Arizona to determine the top 10 street cars in a competition that will continue with bracket racing throughout the summer. Continue reading
Mecum Auctions adds another event to its busy schedule with the inaugural Denver sale June 26-27 at the Colorado Convention Center. The auction company promises 700 muscle cars, sports cars, customs and classics will cross the block.
American muscle will be the featured attraction, headlined by a rare 1969 Pontiac Trans Am Ram Air IV (Lot S114), one of just nine such automatic coupes produced and one of only two built with a column shifter. Continue reading
H &H may not have the name recognition in North America of a Bonhams or one of the other big British classic car auction houses, but the company has been in business since 1993 and has an international reputation for high-dollar vehicles.
Its next sale is Saturday (June 20) in conjunction with the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club annual concours and rally at Burghley House in Lincolnshire, England, where the docket will include several Rolls and Bentleys among other vehicles. Continue reading
Omix-ADA, an independent manufacturer and wholesaler of Jeep parts and accessories, has added two more heritage vehicles to its Jeep collection in Suwanee, Georgia: a civilian J-10 pickup and FC-150. Continue reading
This past weekend I attended The Elegance of Hershey for the first time, and I found it to be a serious, high-caliber concours event with cars that would not be out of place at Amelia Island or Pebble Beach.
The number of truly great cars was staggering, with multiple-award-winning Duesenbergs, Packards, pre-war Alfa Romeos, Ferraris, Rolls Royce and Bentley motorcars, and everything in between. Continue reading
Know someone in the classic car community who has gone above and beyond in service to others? Sure you do.
Perhaps it’s someone who makes a point of letting children sit in his or her car at shows.
Maybe it’s someone who is eager to offer up a classic vehicle to help teach a teenager how to drive with a manual transmission. Continue reading
Prices may continue to soar at collector car auctions, but the June report of the Hagerty Market Rating sustained its largest decline in the past 14 months, in part because of what Hagerty called “diminishing expert sentiment” in its monthly market rating news release.
The monthly rating was at an all-time high of 72.04 in May, but analysts for the company that sells classic car insurance, and tracks and publishes car valuation guides, noted: Continue reading
The International Show Car Association and the National Street Rod Association have announced two winners of the “ISCA Pick” award presented at the Street Rod Nationals East held June 5-7 at York Pennsylvania: Continue reading
An exotic Italian and a prime piece of Detroit muscle will be featured June 27 at the North Country classic car auction in Effingham, New Hampshire: a 1981 Ferrari Mondial 8 Coupe and a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird. Continue reading